हि ए लि: चेतक
HAL: Chetak

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Market original model designation
चेतक
Market model designation (english translation or spelling)
Chetak
Project start date
1962
Country of manufacture
India
Config info
Rotorcraft typeHelicopter
Config
Single rotor
Way of counteracting main rotor torque
Tail rotor
Weights
Maximum Takeoff Weight (MTOW)
2200
kg
(...)
2100
kg
Manufacturers empty weight (MEW)
1110
kg
Cabin and cockpit
Maximum number of people onboard
7
External dimensions
Length
12.84
m
Width
2.59
m
Height
2.97
m
Total length (rotors turning)
12.82
m
Total width (rotors turning)
11.02
m
Overal height
3.09
m
Main rotor
Main rotor diameter
11.02
m
Tail rotor
Tail rotor diameter
1.91
m
Powerplant
Engine model
Turbomeca Artouste III B
Engine type
Turboshaft
Number of engines
1
Total maximum power
550
HP
Fuel system
Fuel tank capacity
573
l
Performance
Never exceed speed (Vne)
210
km/h
Maximum horizontal flight speed (Vh)
210
km/h
Cruise speed (Vc)
185
km/h
(...)
190
km/h
Maximum service ceiling
4250
m
Hover ceiling IGE
1950
m
Hover ceiling OGE
550
m
Maximum range
500
km
(...)
495
km
Maximum flight endurance
3
h
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